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Navarro ousts Weldin Stewart in Ins. Commissioner race

Delaware Department of Insurance

New Castle County Sheriff Trinidad Navarro is the Democratic nominee for state Insurance Commissioner.

He beat two-term incumbent Karen Weldin Stewart by about 6,000 votes in Tuesday’s primary .Navarro is in his second term as county sheriff after unseating unseating Mike Walsh in the 2010 Democratic primary.

Navarro will face Republican Jeff Cragg in November’s General Election.  Cragg narrowly won his Republican primary battle with George Parish by just over 900 votes.

Tom Byrne has been a fixture covering news in Delaware for three decades. He joined Delaware Public Media in 2010 as our first news director and has guided the news team ever since. When he's not covering the news, he can be found reading history or pursuing his love of all things athletic.